Adorable Teacup Chihuahua Gets Its First Bath

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There’s no denying the irresistible charm of teacup Chihuahuas. These tiny bundles of cuteness can warm even the coldest hearts with their endearing antics. In a heartwarming video recently shared by TikToker @jameline.h, we witness a teacup Chihuahua experiencing its very first bath, a momentous occasion filled with both trepidation and adorableness.

Teacup chihuahua enjoys the sunshine in the garden.
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As the video begins, we find “Barley” (the pup’s name) cupped in Mama’s hands, gazing towards the camera with a seemingly unaware look on its face. TikToker @jameline.h, known for creating beauty and makeup videos, often includes Barley in their content…which is totally genius in our opinion.  

Taking the time to fill the sink with Burts Bees dog shampoo, a favorite of our’s here at FurBallFun (see all of our recommended dog shampoos here), Jameline adds some magic! Along with the regular dog shampoo, in goes a bit of DIY oat bath mix, shaped in the form of a dog biscuit, no doubt.

As the picture of patience and love slowly unfolds, Barley is gently introduced to the soothing warmth of the bath. Much like a human toddler, the teacup Chihuahua displays a mix of curiosity and reluctance, making those puppy eyes all the more endearing.

The initial hesitation is palpable, but as the owner pours water over the tiny Chihuahua’s back, a wave of relaxation seems to wash over the pup. The transformative power of a gentle bath becomes evident, and the teacup Chihuahua’s anxieties melt away, replaced by an undeniable sense of contentment. It’s a beautiful moment of trust and bonding between the pup and its loving owner.

As the bath progresses, the teacup Chihuahua’s tiny paws receive their share of attention, and it’s hard not to smile as the pup’s expressions shift from uncertainty to sheer enjoyment. The video captures the essence of this first bath perfectly, highlighting the vulnerability and innocence of puppyhood.

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Commenters couldn’t resist sharing their thoughts. @kelly04_4, “he’s so cuteeee😭😭😭 the way he shivers aawww.” Meanwhile, @r.u.b.y_r.o.s.e said, “Barley is so cute!🥰” and @luv_.kenny added, “Awww when he did the little 🙏🏾please hurry up mom AHHHH SO CUTE😆🥹.” Lastly, @amaratnx3 shared a relatable sentiment, saying, “I want him! He’s too adorable 🥰”

Teacup Chihuahuas, like children, need guidance and reassurance as they navigate the new experiences of life. This heartwarming video reminds us of the importance of patience and love, especially during those precious firsts, as these tiny pups grow to become cherished members of our families.

Corey Turner
Corey Turner, owner of, draws on a lifelong love for dogs and extensive pet ownership to offer a unique perspective in the pet industry. With a successful background in project management, he excels in critical analysis, precise attention to detail, and quality assurance. This expertise allows him to effectively differentiate true value from marketing hype in the pet sector. Corey’s contributions have been featured in various publications including Rockery Press Guide Books and During his free time, he enjoys disc golfing, rock climbing, and bonding with his cherished FurBall friend, Harvey.